What Is Pozole?
Pozole is a wonderfully simple soup/casserole that is deeply rooted in Mexican culture. It's comparable to the ubiquitous chicken noodle soup in the US! At a basic level, the soup is made with a sauce based on chicken and broth.
The sauce that makes up the liquid component of the pozole can be green, white, or red. It is made from chicken or pork. This recipe is a red pozole, hence the name "Pozole Rojo."
Pozole Rojo is made with pork and hominy. Hominy is made from the dried corn kernels of, also known as corn.
What To Serve with Pozole?
Pozole is traditionally served on special occasions such as Mexican Independence Day and Christmas. It goes well with cornbread, tortilla chips, or a variety of garnishes. Shredded cabbage, sliced radish, or avocado can be served with this dish.
Here are our delicious recipes that you can serve with Pozole Rojo:
How To Store Pozole?
Pozole can be stored as you would store any other chunky soup. Add it to airtight containers and, once completely cooled, seal the containers, trying to minimize the amount of air in them. Once sealed, the containers can be kept in the fridge for up to three days. If you’d like to keep them a little longer, pozole can be frozen for up to three months.